ELLSWORTH — Families First Community Center will celebrate its grand opening this Saturday, May 22, from noon to 3 p.m.
The home at 41 North St. in Ellsworth will provide transitional housing to local homeless families with minor children. Families will stay 12 to 18 months while working on a life plan to gain self-sufficiency.
Saturday’s festivities will include a virtual tour of the building, barbecue, 50/50 raffle and door prize. Darling’s Auto Mall will present the organization with a seven-seat passenger van. Wallace Events donated the use of a tent.
The agenda for the day is as follows:
Noon to 12:15 p.m. Arrival.
12:15-12:30 Program director will speak and begin introductions.
12:30-12:45 Darling’s will present the van.1:15-3 BBQ and tour of the building.